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Tomato Patch: Mrs. Rabbit goes vegetable shopping

Mrs. Rabbit goes vegetable shopping (Apologies to Beatrix Potter) “My dears, I’ve got to dash around to the Ancient Gardener’s vegetable garden and get some food for dinner,” Mrs. Rabbit said to her two children, Peter and Cottontail.  “While I’m…

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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

We have a bunny in the demo garden. We’ve nicknamed it Benjamin, though it could be male or female.  He (for lack of a more precise pronoun) is young but growing fast, and not much afraid of us, and awfully…

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Rabbit proof fence?

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What’s that new ground cover? Lettuce!

This month’s topic on Growing Great Gardens is edible landscaping – the conscious integration of edible plants into a home or community landscape. If you have your own examples of edible landscaping to share, please send them to grow.eat@gmail.com. I…

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Unintentional Vegetable Philanthropy

In my previous post I talked a little about ‘Vegetable Philanthropy’, which is essentially donating your extra vegetables to those who need it. Today I’m going to talk about Unintentional Vegetable Philanthropy – you’ll see what I mean in a…

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I DE-CLARE WAR on deer and rabbits!

I DECLARE WAR on deer and rabbits! Score: Deer & rabbits – 4 (number of times I’ve had to replant my beans!) Ria – 0 About 15 years ago my husband hand turned and tilled a 20’ x 15’ garden…

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